Health Equity Summit

September 15-16, 2021 | This Summit will seek to better understand the complex and interrelated drivers of health disparities, explore actionable lessons learned, and examine policy options to advance health equity and improve health outcomes.

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Upcoming Event

Preparing for Flu Season and Preventing Another Pandemic

In this briefing, experts will discuss how flu and the COVID-19 pandemic have intersected over the past 18 months and why we should also prioritize flu preparedness policy. Panelists will also highlight available federal policy levers and discuss policy strategies to improve our flu response.

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Past Event

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence in Geographic Areas of Need

This briefing discussed the results of the latest African American Research Collaborative (AARC) survey regarding COVID-19 vaccines, their importance, and explored potential strategies to increase vaccination rates, particularly ones tailored to different populations. 

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Past Event

Investing in Mental Health to Support Our Workforce

This briefing examined the burgeoning mental health crisis, partially exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and will explore policy options to support increased mental health wellness at work and at home. This is the final event in Part I of the 2021 Signature Series focused on health and the economy.

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Closing the Coverage Coordination Gap for Dual-Eligibles

This briefing provided a brief landscape of the dual eligible population and the challenges they face when seeking comprehensive coverage and care. Attendees learned the spectrum of integration of the Medicare and Medicaid programs on behalf of this population, and defined what success looks like in an integrated plan.

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